|location. the sofitel cannes le mediterranee is a sea front hotel built in 1930, located opposite the old port and midi beach overlooking the esterel mountains. It is 500 metres from la croisette, the palais des festivals. Nice international airport is 20 kilometres from the hotel, an approximate driving time of 30 minutes.
hotel features. decked with potted palms and offering panoramic views of the bay of cannes the hotel's roof top sun terrace is the perfect place to relax on sun beds, and there is also an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the sea and featuring a poolside bar. Wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel, and room service can be ordered round the clock. Other amenities include dry cleaning services, safe deposit boxes, currency exchange, and valet parking at a cost of 22 eur per day.
the hotel has a stylish restaurant on the seventh floor of the hotel offering panoramic views of the city and a roof top terrace overlooking the bay of cannes. Fresh local fish and produce from the regional markets is served, and there is also a provincial bistro serving mediterranean cuisine with a patio for good weather.
guestrooms. sofitel cannes le mediterranee offers 149 air conditioned guestrooms located on seven floors, which have decor in relaxing shades. All include satellite television, direct dial phones, wireless internet access, hair dryers, tea and coffee making facilities and minibars. All extend to balconies with sea or city views.
expert tip. the palm tree lined la croisette boulevard, just 500 metres from the hotel, is home to the street of stars, where 200 flagstones bear the moulded hand prints of the great stars of the cinema. The port is the epicentre of cannes and bars, restaurants and shops line the waterfront.